Kent Jones

Kent Jones, is a film critic and curator, who became the director of programming of the New York Film Festival in 2013. Prior to this, Jones worked as an archivist for Cappa Productions (chaired by Martin Scorsese) and as film juror at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York. As well, Jones is a frequent contributor for Film Comment and Cahiers du Cinema and has directed various documentaries, including “Hitchcock / Truffaut,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, and went on to play Telluride, Toronto and BFI London, among others.

Jones’s most recent film “Diane” will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival directly before Jones’ arrival in Bucharest.